Aaron Martens, KC
Aaron is a family law practitioner, mediator, arbitrator and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer. He joined Dunphy Best Blocksom in 1998 and is a partner in the firm.
Aaron’s experience in family law matters includes being counsel on a wide variety of family and special chambers applications. He has represented clients in trials at Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench, and has made appearances at the Court of Appeal of Alberta. Aaron also does adoption work.
Aaron has also conducted numerous mediations and arbitrations in family law matters.
He is the Past-Chair (2010) of the Canadian Bar Association’s Family Law Section for Southern Alberta and sat on the Executive of this Committee from 2003 until 2010.
Aaron has Chaired panels for the Legal Education Society of Alberta on Spousal Support (2008), the Family Law Refresher Course (2013) and the Family Statutes Amendments Act (2019). He taught the Bar Admission Course (CPLED) for the Legal Education Society of Alberta from 2002 to 2017 and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Calgary Law School and has lectured on family law Issues in Calgary high schools.
Aaron sat on the Board of Directors for the Legal Education Society of Alberta until 2020 and was Chair of the Executive Committee from 2016 – 2018. He has been a Dispute Resolution Officer since 2009, assisting people with family law issues at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and the Provincial Court of Alberta – Family Division.
His personal interests include hockey, basketball, football, golf, hiking, travelling and wine collecting/tasting.